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Coke Fest to commence from 16th

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Lahore: Given the prevailing political and security situations in our country, people get only a few opportunities to come together for festivities in a safe public setting. As a brand that focuses on togetherness, Coca-Cola took it upon itself to bring people together for three-day festive events. Last year, The Coke fest brought together two […]

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Several literary giants expected at 4th Faiz International Festival

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The fourth edition of the Faiz International Festival is all set to be held at Lahore’s Alhamra Hall and preparations for the event are in full swing. Invitations have been sent and social media campaigns initiated, ready for the gala to run from November 16, 2018, to November 18, 2018. The mela is among some of the […]

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Lok mela 2018: Folk musicians perform for a jam-packed audience

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ISLAMABAD: The Folk Festival, popularly known as Lok Mela, is in full swing where Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa cultural night attracted a large crowd. The festival beautifully showcased the indigenous folk culture of all four provinces depicting their arts, crafts, folk music and traditional cuisine. The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) pavilion hosted their cultural night which featured popular folk artists, folk […]

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Exploring the ‘sacred geographies of Lasbela’

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“The feeling of sanctity cannot go unnoticed [by those] who visit Bela,” believes Anum Imran. At times, she said, it is a mere feeling incited by the way a tree is placed right in the middle of a temple and other times it is much more prevalent such as the shrine of two secret yet […]

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Opp furious over ‘media trial’ of Shehbaz

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ISLAMABAD – The major opposition parties on Friday took a hard stance over the appearance of NAB (Lahore) DG Saleem Shahzad in talk shows, terming it an attempt to influence the cases against members of the National Assembly. The opposition jointly moved a ‘question of privilege’ in the National Secretariat and then raised the matter […]

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SHC tells PTA to help form mechanism to trace cybercrime suspects

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The Sindh High Court (SHC) has directed the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) chairman to take measures to provide assistance to the law enforcement agencies in tracking down culprits in cybercrime cases. The direction came on the plea of a woman who had approached the SHC against the alleged inaction of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) […]

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Journalists stage sit-in over KPC intrusion

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KARACHI: Journalist community on Friday staged the sit-in outside Governor’s House to protest against the intrusion of security men in plain clothes in the Karachi Press Club (KPC) and demanded of the authorities to bring the culprits to book. It is pertinent to mention here that number of gunmen in plainclothes reached the KPC in […]

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PPF challenges Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act

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The Pakistan Press Foundation has challenged the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act 2016 as being ‘ultra vires’ to the constitution, especially Article 19, which gives every citizen the right to freedom of speech and expression. In a petition, lawyer Yasser Latif Hamdani has argued that despite a lapse of two years the ministry is yet […]

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